VDMA slams Brexit vote as ‘irresponsible’

Frankfurt, Germany – German machinery trade association VDMA has described the UK parliament’s rejection of the Brexit deal agreed between the EU and UK prime minister Theresa May as “simply irresponsible.”

In a statement on 16 Jan, VDMA president Carl Martin Welcker said the House of Commons had “missed an opportunity” to avert a hard Brexit and to “lay the foundations for a close relationship with the EU.”

“It is simply irresponsible that the British government coalition is still fighting for a unified position ten weeks before…

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